21 November 2008

Botanical Name
Anethum graveolens

Origin
South-west Asia

Color
Clear and pale yellow

Consistency/Viscosity
Watery viscosity

Perfumery Note
Middle

Aroma
Fresh, sweet, herbaceous, slightly earthy

Strength of Initial Aroma
Mild - Medium

Extraction Method
It is extracted from its botanical matter by steam distillation process

Constituents and Chemical Composition
Carvone, Eugenol, Limonene, Myristicin, Terpinene, Phellandrene, Pinen

Therapeutic Properties
Antispasmodic, carminative, digestive, disinfectant, emmenagogue, hypotensive, stimulant and stomachic

Uses for Health Benefits (Indications)
  • As Dill oil is powerful for children
  • Gripe water made of Dill is given to children for digestive disorders.
  • Helps for digestive problems in adults, easing flatulence and constipation
  • It is used to ease the mind, calm headaches and also helps with excess sweating due to nervous tension
  • It can stimulate milk flow in nursing mothers
Precaution
  • No special precautions when using this oil
  • It should not be used during pregnancy
Blend With
Bergamot, Caraway, Nutmeg and all citrus oils

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